This Week: School's Out, 'Climate Reality,' King Richard III As a Deaf Man and More

Plus, one last chance to see Herndon High's 'Broadway Magic' on Monday.

Herndon High presents one last show of 'Broadway Magic' Monday night. (Photo: Frank Podczerviensky)
Herndon High presents one last show of 'Broadway Magic' Monday night. (Photo: Frank Podczerviensky)

Broadway Magic at Herndon HighThere's still one chance left to see Herndon High's 2014 cabaret production of "Broadway Magic," featuring numbers from such shows as West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Pippin, South Pacific and more. It's a family-friendly show fans say you won't want to miss. Monday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Herndon High School, 700 Bennett St. $10 general admission, or $5 for students and senior citizens.

School's Out—What To Do With the Kids? There's no school in Fairfax County on Thursday and Friday, and if you're wondering what to do with the kids, fear not—the Herndon Parks and Recreation Department is here to help with a fun, two-day camp for ages 6 to 11. Play games, go swimming indoors, do science experiments and cooking, and much more. $35 per day per camper. Get a $10 discount if you sign up for both days at once. Click here for more info.

Get a Dose of 'Climate Reality'Are you concerned about climate change? The Climate Reality Project's Carol LeBlanc is giving a presentation on the current state of climate change and what can be done to address it. Free and open to the public. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly. Register online here.

Comic Book Art: Are you, or someone you know, a big fan of comic books, graphic novels and the like? Come see an exhibition of the works of Jason E. Axtell, local illustrator, comic artist and educator. On display through Feb. 24 at the Art Institute of Washington-Dulles Gallery, 21000 Atlantic Blvd., Suite 100, Sterling.

King Richard III—Deaf? In this exciting new interpretation by Herndon's NextStop Theatre, see Richard—Shakespeare’s most sauve, calculating, and deliciously evil character—re-imagined as an ambitious deaf man, ruthlessly seeking power in a hearing world. Witness the brilliant and power-hungry brother of the king, as he undertakes a bloody and merciless campaign for the throne. Jan. 30 through Feb. 23 at Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Dr., Herndon. Click here for showtimes and tickets.


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